Lapstreak
Lapstreak Lap"streak`, Lapstrake Lap"strake`, lap-streaked lap-streaked, lap-straked lap-strakeda. Made with boards whose edges lap one over another; clinker-built; -- said of boats. Contrasted with {carvel-built}.

Syn: lap-jointed, overlapping. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • lapstreak — n. ship or boat built with overlapping boards, clinker built vessel adj. made with overlapping boards, clinker built …   English contemporary dictionary

  • lapstreak — I. adjective see lapstrake I II. noun see lapstrake II * * * lapˈstreak or lapˈstrake noun A clinker built boat (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑lap …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lapstrake — Lapstreak Lap streak , Lapstrake Lap strake , lap streaked lap streaked, lap straked lap strakeda. Made with boards whose edges lap one over another; clinker built; said of boats. Contrasted with {carvel built}. Syn: lap jointed, overlapping.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lap-straked — Lapstreak Lap streak , Lapstrake Lap strake , lap streaked lap streaked, lap straked lap strakeda. Made with boards whose edges lap one over another; clinker built; said of boats. Contrasted with {carvel built}. Syn: lap jointed, overlapping.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lap-streaked — Lapstreak Lap streak , Lapstrake Lap strake , lap streaked lap streaked, lap straked lap strakeda. Made with boards whose edges lap one over another; clinker built; said of boats. Contrasted with {carvel built}. Syn: lap jointed, overlapping.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lapstrake — I. adjective also lapstreak ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ Etymology: lap (III) + strake or streak 1. : having overlapping strakes : clinker built usually used of a boat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Clinker-built — Clink er built, a. (Naut.) Having the side planks (af a boat) so arranged that the lower edge of each overlaps the upper edge of the plank next below it like clapboards on a house. See {Lapstreak}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lapstrake — /ˈlæpstreɪk/ (say lapstrayk) adjective 1. (of a boat) built with each plank overlapping the one below it; clinker built. –noun 2. a lapstrake boat. Also, lapstreak. {lap2 + strake} …   Australian English dictionary

  • lapstrake — ☆ lapstrake [lap′strēk΄lap′strāk΄] adj. [ LAP1 + STRAKE] built with the planks of the hull overlapping: said of a boat: also ☆ lapstreak [lap′strēk΄] …   English World dictionary

  • clink|er-built — «KLIHNG kuhr BIHLT», adjective. made of boards or metal plates that overlap one another; lapstreak: »The lifeboat was clinkerbuilt. Also, clincher built. ╂[< clink3 + er1 + built] …   Useful english dictionary

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